Category: Conservation

Celebrating the Harvest: A Shift in Focus

Without a doubt, this has been one of the most bizarre years on record, at least in my lifetime. Between COVID-19, murder hornets, heightened racial tensions, polarized politics and more, this year has been challenging in many ways. As the year draws toward a close, our friends and colleagues in agriculture are reaping the harvest […]

Seeds of Contemplation: Reflecting on What Matters Most

On Sunday, August 16, 2020, early morning thunder and lightning storms across Northern California sparked a series of wildfires, which burned approximately 1.2 million acres in the week that followed. This acreage is estimated to be 25 times larger than the wildfire event of the preceding year1.  Like many others, I found myself preparing for […]